David Kunian

Radio date: The Legend of Guitar Slim

by barry September 25, 2010

During our research for this documentary, the name Eddie “Guitar Slim” Jones came up regularly, and reverently. Here’s how WWOZ DJ David Kunian describes the New Orleans musician: Before Jimi Hendrix and Buddy Guy, before Stevie Ray Vaughn and Albert King, before Earl King and Albert Collins, there was a drenched-in-emotion singer and wild guitarist […]

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2010: “The best year” for recorded music

by barry August 31, 2010

In this fascinating NPR interview, David Kunian, a DJ at WWOZ in New Orleans, calls 2010 “the best year for recorded New Orleans music since the ’50s or ’60s.” David, who aired our documentary on WWOZ earlier this month, talks about everything from the traditional jazz revival to the collaboration of hometown funk band Galactic […]

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Tune into WWOZ Tuesday

by barry July 31, 2010

WWOZ, New Orleans’ fabulous community radio station, will broadcast Still Singing the Blues Tuesday, Aug. 3, around 10 p.m. Central Time. Tune into 90.7 FM or listen online at The documentary will be aired during the show “The Kitchen Sink with David Kunian.” This is a special honor, because David Kunian himself has produced […]

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